Light Street Branch

The front of the Light Street Branch

Located in the heart of Federal Hill just blocks from the Cross Street Market, the Light Street Branch serves South Baltimore communities including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Otterbein, and Sharp-Leadenhall.

Upcoming Events at Light Street Branch

  • Sat, Mar 17, 10:30 a.m.
    Join storyteller-musicians Mr. Chris and Ms. Jenna for a special interactive story time featuring the…
  • Tue, Mar 20, 3:30 p.m.
    Crafts for kids.
  • Wed, Mar 21, 11:15 a.m.
    Stories, songs, and fun for preschoolers.
  • Thu, Mar 22, 6:30 p.m.
    Test your trivia knowledge against the Light Street Librarians.

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access.
  • A computer with children's programs for fun and learning.
  • Wireless Access (Wi-Fi).
  • Wide variety of programs for children, teens, families and adults.
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day.
  • Photocopying machine.
  • Meeting room available for community groups, 80 person capacity.
  • Parking available on-street (metered) and at the nearby West Street Parking Garage.
  • Steps to Applying for a Job Online
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New Hours appear in red.
Mon:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thu:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule


1251 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

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